Ryan Quarles to serve as fourth president of KCTCS

The Kentucky Community and Technical College System has a new president, and it’s a familiar name to Kentuckians—Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, Dr. Ryan Quarles.  His selection as the new president […]

House committee approves budget

The House Appropriations and Revenue Committee approved a biennial budget Wednesday that would restore transportation funding to school systems that had been cut in Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed spending plan. […]

Area lawmakers oppose casinos in Ky.

A Republican Louisville lawmaker wants Kentucky to use revenues from casino gambling to get out of its pension crisis, but local legislators are not supporting Representative Jerry Miller’s proposal. Miller […]

100 flu related deaths reported in Kentucky

There have been 100 reported deaths from the flu in Kentucky, which is being described as an epidemic. According to a news release from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and […]

Republican files against Rep. Bechler

Fourth District state Representative Lynn Bechler now has an opponent in the May Republican primary. Fred Stubblefield of Marion filed his papers with the Secretary of State’s Office and will […]

Voters will decide on Marsy’s Law

Now that Marsy’s Law has passed both chambers in the Kentucky General Assembly, Kentucky voters will get to vote on the constitutional amendment. Senator Whitney Westerfield of Hopkinsville sponsored the […]

Flu now ‘an epidemic’ in Kentucky

The Department for Public Health now describes influenza activity in Kentucky as an epidemic. A news release says this season’s strain of the flu virus can be extremely serious, even […]

Flu death toll reaches 50 in Kentucky

The death toll from the flu in Kentucky this season has hit 50. The Cabinet for Health and Family Services this week said that twelve of those deaths came in […]

KYTC cannot pre-treat roads before storm

What could be a significant winter storm will impact western Kentucky and middle Tennessee Friday and highway crews are getting ready. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says in a news release […]